Academic Summer Camp at Sidcot School near Bristol for students aged 7-17/18

   Swimming pool at Sidcot School, home of Academic Summer Camp      Modern Art center of Sidcot School, home of Academic Summer Camp   Sports hall at Sidcot School, home of Academic Summer Camp

Experience authentic Britain away from the hustle of the well-trodden tourist trail. Located in the south-west of England, close to the city of Bristol and one hour from London by train, Sidcot School is a beautiful, safe and rural school with outstanding facilities: 

Sidcot School facilities include:
- a swimming pool,
- tennis courts
- sports hall
- playing fields
- library
- art centre with high spec music, drama and art facilities
- boarding accommodation with single, double and triple bedrooms and cosy students' lounges 
- laundry facilities
- modern dining hall serving a variety of delicious, multicultural home-made meals
- coffee shop (Sidcot Hub)
- WIFI throughout the campus


The accommodation is spacious and homely! You will share a twin/ triple room with other students. There is a desk for study and a wardrobe and drawers for your belongings. You will be in a house with all of your new friends, and there is always a friendly member of staff close at hand.

Sidcot School's on-campus boarding accommodation has separate boys and girls' houses. If you are over the age of 16, you can request a single room. We like students to be in mixed nationality bedrooms. 

There are some single and double rooms with private showers and toilets, but most bedrooms are with shared toilets and showers. Showers and toilets are individual cubicles with doors that can be locked to give you privacy.

You can use the cosy common rooms with a small kitchen to meet with your friends or have a snack.

If you are ill while on the course, we have a nurse on call, or we can arrange an online doctor's appointment. Academic Summer's key staff are also qualified First Aiders.

Find out more about our unique academic programmes for Adventurers aged 7-12Explorers aged 12-14 and Engagers aged 15-17, or our specialist Get ready for Computer Science.

In the afternoon, you will enjoy Be a Leader and elective activities on the school campus or enjoy trips to Bristol and the surrounding area. Weekend trips include London, Bath, Windsor, Lyme Regis, Somerset, Dorset or Drayton Manor. Find more about the trips, accredited Be a leader programme and the elective activities.

HORSE-RIDING is available three times a week. We work together with Urchinwood Manor, offering: 
  • Large indoor arena,
  • Outdoor arena,
  • Over 100 acres with a cross country course and show jumping course,
  • 13 horses on site
  • several riding instructors
  • BHS approved and British Eventing registered.
The price per group session is 55 GBP. Please contact us for more information.

Sidcot School is a school for students aged 3-18. It is an IB World School and offers the IB Diploma and A-Levels in the Sixth Form.